Nigeria News Today: Top Naija news from Nigerian newspapers for October 27, 2022 – NewsOnline Nigeria
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1. Ayu Must Go: I won’t ditch Wike, other PDP govs — Mimiko
Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, a former governor of Ondo State, said Wednesday that he would not desert Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and other PDP governors, nor would he give up on the party’s campaign for regional fairness.
In a statement issued on his behalf, Mimiko criticised the Presidential Campaign Council list that named him as the head of the campaign in Ondo State.
2. JAMB warns varsities against jumping academic sessions
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, or JAMB, has cautioned against skipping academic sessions as public institutions across the nation resume academic activities after eight months of strike action called by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, or ASUU.
3. DSS arrests terror suspects, US orders employees’ departure
After storming the Trademore Estate in the Lugbe neighbourhood of the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja on Monday, Department of State Services agents have detained two terror suspects.
While the operation was going on, the security personnel reportedly locked the estate’s access and exit gates.
4. Extradition: Pay Kanu N500m, Abia court orders FG
The Federal Government has been ordered to pay Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, N500 million in damages after his illegal kidnapping and violations of his human rights, according to a Federal High Court ruling in Umuahia, the capital of Abia State.
The Federal Government was also mandated by the court to send the man back to Kenya, from which he was extradited to Nigeria on June 19, 2021.
5. You lied against me, apologise, Ortom tells Atiku
On Wednesday, Samuel Ortom, the governor of Benue State, demanded an apology from PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar for his outburst directed at him and the state’s residents.
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6. 48 Nigerian varsities shine in global ranking
The Times Higher Education 2023 Subject Rankings were issued on October 25, and the Chairman of the Nigerian Universities Ranking Advisory Committee, Professor Emeritus Peter Okebukola, has disclosed the results of the Nigerian universities’ performance in those rankings.
7. Rivers APC suspends campaign over court verdict
The All Progressives Congress chapter in Rivers State declared on Wednesday that it will not be scared or deterred by the Federal High Court decision that disqualified all of its candidates for the general elections of 2023.
8. Canada, Australia Raise Fresh Alarm Over Likely Terrorist Attack In Abuja
Authorities in Australia and Canada have issued travel recommendations for Nigeria, cautioning their nationals to exercise caution.
They issued the alert 72 hours after the US and UK claimed that terrorists were preparing an attack in the capital of Nigeria.
9. Terror alert: US orders departure of non-emergency staff
As a result of probable terrorist attacks, the US government has given the go-ahead for its personnel and their families to leave Nigeria.
In its updated travel advice for Nigeria on Tuesday night, the US State Department made the evacuation’s clearance known.
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10. NEMA Commences Airlifting Of Relief Materials For Flood Victims
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has started airlifting humanitarian supplies to flood-affected families in Bayelsa and Rivers States.
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